27 Oct Three Secrets to Increase Self Esteem
Three Secrets to Increase Self Esteem
Self-esteem is acceptance of self and having confidence in who you are as a person and all that you are capable of doing. It is a wonderful, motivating, and inspiring experience and feeling, yet building self-esteem can be confusing to explain as well as understand. There are so many ways to connect to personal power and boost self-esteem, many of them are easy to do once you recognize how they can be helpful. Here are three basic ideas to get you started.
- Step Back on Set Backs
Attitude is everything! We all know this, yet what does that really mean? To have a positive attitude is more than just smiling through the rough spots, it is knowing there is a lesson in those setbacks.Try this simple trick to have a great attitude even in a not so great situation. Mentally, step back. See the situation from outside of yourself. What advice would you give a friend in this experience?
- Practice New Experiences
Before going to a new place, or meeting new people, practice the event in your head. Do so with a positive attitude. See the experience as a positive lesson and create the feeling of joy at learning something new. This will help banish fears and draw in good feelings that will show in your body language and energy.
- Be Your Own Cheerleader!
Each morning, be ready to give yourself a pep talk. You are amazing! You will do great things! Today will be fantastic! Smile at your reflection while you do this! It is easy to be happy when someone tells you you are wonderful! That someone can be YOU!